Ken Nguyen

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The habits behind successful, creative, productive people

By Lillian Cunningham<p>Lillian Cunningham<p>Reporter hosting the "Presidential" and "Constitutional" podcasts<p>Email Bio Follow<p>Gretchen Rubin has a slight frame, a fast mouth and an energetic zeal when talking about her new book, for which she was once again part researcher and part guinea pig. <i>Better Than</i> …

Self Control

How to Be Assertive | The Art of Manliness

<i>Your boss consistently asks you at the last minute to come into work on the weekend. You say “yes” every time even though you have family plans. You</i> …

5 Weekend Habits of Successful Entrepreneurs

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Successful entrepreneurs know that good habits don’t start on Monday and end on Friday. Entrepreneurs expect to work longer hours than anyone else, but they also know that they have to fuel that success.<p>While researching to compare my …

The Real Leadership Lessons of Steve Jobs

His saga is the entrepreneurial creation myth writ large: Steve Jobs cofounded Apple in his parents’ garage in 1976, was ousted in 1985, returned to rescue it from near bankruptcy in 1997, and by the time he died, in October 2011, had built it into the world’s most valuable company. Along the way …

6 of the Most Unbelievably Cheap Paradises on Earth

Check this list of 12 shockingly affordable paradises you can live in for peanuts... though you'll probably be packed and out the door by number seven.<p>By: John Marshall<p>Everyone at one time or another has wanted to get away from it all and beach/ski/paraglide-bum it in some foreign land. Small …

Game of Thrones

24 free things to do in San Francisco

Contrary to what you might expect from such a well known, tourist-heavy city, San Francisco quietly delivers a lot for the money. Many of its hotels offer comfort and location for a third of the cost of a comparable New York or London hotel; public transit is part of the fun (cheaper Market Street …

How to Build Your Net Worth | The Art of Manliness

Do you feel like you’re not getting ahead with your finances? That no matter how hard you work or how much extra money you earn, you’re still in the …

How to Jumpstart Your Journaling | A 31-Day Journaling Prompt Calendar | The Art of Manliness

There’s been plenty of talk on AoM recently about journaling with our articles on The Diary Habit as well as 9 habits young men should adopt. Seeing …

Time Management Tips | How to Live on 24 Hours Per Day | The Art of Manliness

<i>Editor’s note: As you look back on the year that has just past, do you feel as though you spent another 12 months merely existing instead of truly</i> …

43 Books About War Every Man Should Read | The Art of Manliness

<i>Editor’s Note: This is a guest post from Ryan Holiday</i>.<p>War is unquestionably mankind at his worst. Yet, paradoxically, it is in war that men — …

House Tour: A Family House in the Woods

<b>Name:</b> David, Guitarist of Vancouver band We Are the City; Bethany, co-creator of <i>Treasures and Travels</i> and personal blogger at <i>this ones for you</i>; with …

8 Mistakes Our Brains Subconsciously Make Every Day

I was seriously shocked at some of these mistakes in thinking that I subconsciously make <i>all the time</i>. Obviously, none of them are huge, life-threatening mistakes, but they are really surprising and avoiding them could help us to make more rational, sensible decisions.<p>Being aware of the mistakes we …

Critical Thinking

How To Win The Impulse War Inside Your Brain

Your brain is complicated. Understanding how it works can help you make better decisions.<p>What role do our emotions play in decision-making? Some might say it’s a fairly contentious one. Acting on emotions without reason can be dangerous. 17th-century French philosopher Descartes would have you …

100 Coaching Book Recommendations, Part 2: Life Skills, Productivity, Peak Performance, and Personal Finance

In my last post I shared book recommendations for entrepreneurship, leadership and management, sales and marketing, job search, career change, and biographies of business and career success. Here are more coaching book recommendations for general life skills:<p><b>Life Coaching</b><p><i>Awaken the Giant Within:</i> …

Why You Should Give Up Drinking for 30 Days

The surprising things that happened when I abstained for a month<p>The holidays are a great time of year, stuffed full of fun, family, friends, and food, and—if you are anything like me—washed down with an abundance of beer, wine, and the occasional cocktail.<p>When the season is done, I often feel …

Horatius by Thomas Babington Macaulay | The Art of Manliness

<i>Editors’ note:</i> <i>While serving the English government in India during the 1830s, politician, poet, and historian Thomas Babington Macaulay spun</i> …

Give Your Bathroom a Make Over #PropertyInsights - Capital Business

By Pam Golding Properties, <b>It is very easy to overlook the bathroom. It is a functional place, and unless you like to take extra long showers and long</b> …

Why You Should Get Out Of Your Comfort Zone Right Now | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

You’ve probably been told to start thinking outside of the box at some point in your life. You’ve also likely been encouraged to get outside of your …

Raspberry Pi Accessories and Books #piday #raspberrypi @Raspberry_Pi

Vintage Teardrop Trailer

"Vacations in a Can" is a company that lets you enjoy a true adventurous vacation in one of their classic "canned hams" (tear trailers). The company …

'All Clear' UV Light Bottle Purifies Water in 60 Seconds

On Friday afternoon, I plugged my water bottle into a laptop USB port for a charge. Saturday found me in the woods of Wisconsin, dipping the bottle …

Alcohol

Soto Outdoors OD-1R Microregulator Stove - Long Term Review

The Soto OD-1R is an outstanding little canister stove for three season backpacking and it’s the stove I usually bring on a backpacking trips. …

Backcountry, Cabela's, Jenson USA, Moosejaw Coupons and Cash Back

Create a free account today and earn Cash Back when you shop — it's that simple ✌️<p>Earn Cash Back at 400+ Stores Too Good To Be True?<p>4th of July Sale …

Low Cost Ultralight Winter Backpacking Gear List

Recently I’ve posted examples compiled by others which feature ultralight gear lists. The last one I provided pointed out how an ultralight weight …

Brew On The Range: The 7 Best Camping Coffee Makers

Cabela’s Campfire Coffee Pot<p>All right tenderfoot, you’ve been given the unenviable task of lugging around a coffee pot big enough to satisfy a small …

A Blaze of Glory: The 7 Best Fire Starters

There are lots of things that separate humans from animals. We have electricity, we have bitchin’ hot rods, we have BitCoins that no one understands, …

ALOCS CW-C01 Handy Outdoor Cooking Gadget Set for Camping - Iron Grey (7 PCS)

To enable volume discounts on this site, use coupon code: BULKRATE during checkout. You will see a discount applied at the bottom of the shopping …

Henry U.S. Survival AR-7 Rifle

The trick with survival rifles is to actually have them when it comes time to do some survivin' — and that's hard to do with an oversized killing …

LED Caribiner Light

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Here's Everything That Can Go Wrong Naming Your Startup and How to Avoid It All

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Let’s be honest, branding your startup is one of the fun parts of launching a new startup. You get to name your baby exactly how you want. For once, you don't have to take anyone else’s opinion into account.<p>This world consists of nearly …